What does sports mean?

Definitions for sports
spɔrts, spoʊrtssports

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Wiktionary

  1. sports(Noun)

    Plural form of sport.

Freebase

  1. Sports

    Sport refers to a competitive physical activity. Sport is generally recognised as activities based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity. Sports are usually governed by rules to ensure fair competition and consistent adjudication of the winner. Records of performance are often kept and reported in sport news. Sport is a major source of entertainment with spectator sports drawing large crowds and reaching wider audiences through sports broadcasting.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sports

    Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.

Editors Contribution

  1. sports

    Plural form of the word sport.

    The children loved sports and being able and active and having fun together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sports' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2427

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sports' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2143

How to pronounce sports?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sports in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sports in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sports in a Sentence

  1. Makan Delrahim:

    We will see what the investigation shows. (Disney) didn't propose to acquire Fox Sports 1 and 2. They didn't acquire Fox Broadcasting and say, you know what, we will combine this with ABC and don't worry about it we'll have an arbitrator decide if prices for advertisers go up or competition for content creators goes down, they had good advice and carved out surgically ... a transaction that might be doable. But again, who knows where that transaction leads.

  2. Sarah Hirshland:

    As a female leader in the world of sports, I understand the importance of creating cultural change and I understand the importance of creating an environment in which athletes can be successful in their personal and professional lives, and I understand what it takes to get there.

  3. Mayor Wang Anshun:

    Holding the Games in a frugal way is not a slogan, it's a reality, we will make full use of our current sports facilities and strictly control construction costs.

  4. Allyson Felix:

    It just speaks to the power of the collective and what's happening right now with women and sports and her just feeling comfortable to be able to come out and to speak her truth, it definitely was a wakeup call to a lot of other people.

  5. Donald Trump:

    NASCAR grew from the backroads of America's south and the bright shores of Daytona Beach -- incredible place -- to become one of the world's premier and most beloved sports. I love it, people love that sport.

Images & Illustrations of sports

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